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Emily Grossman

Shopping with My Metronome

April 17, 2006 at 1:04 AM

I make a point not to ever leave home without my metronome, because I never know when I might need it, and also metronomes shouldn’t be confined to the mundane routine of the practice room; it isn’t healthy.

Today, my metronome and I went shopping at Fred Meyer for a new potted flower, in celebration of the Easter holiday. I found a lovely fresh African violet of a bright magenta hue. We also picked up some creamy mascarpone and some savoiardi to make tiramisu, my favorite dessert to pair with basil and cheese ravioli.

From Jasmine Lewis
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 1:50 AM
I got African violets for my 13th birthday! I think I killed them. I didn't water them enough or something(they were in my bedroom). I think the same think happened to my pet hamster...
From Emily Grossman
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 2:40 AM
It helps if you repot your hamster once a year.
From Pauline Lerner
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 3:21 AM
Emily, why did you take your metronome shopping with you? I hope you didn't choose something to buy every time the metronome ticked. Have you tried replacing its battery after its trip through the washing machine?
From Neil Cameron
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 4:18 AM
I'm not sure that eating African violets is good for you.

Neil

From Karin Lin
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 4:56 AM
I can see taking your metronome everywhere you go with your violin, but what do you do with it the other times?
From Carley Anderson
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 9:13 AM
To Emily's readers:

I think this entry may have something to do with her last post, which concluded with: "Certainly, I’ve barely tapped the surface to the wealth of entertainment that awaits me in a metronome." Either that, or she's trying to tell us she has really gone beserk. Something along those lines.

From EPT*, this is Carley Anderson reporting.

*Emily's Personal Translator

From Jim W. Miller
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 10:00 AM
It's almost like she's trying to kill us.
From Terez Mertes
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 11:45 AM
"It helps if you repot your hamster once a year."

Oh, you're funny funny when you're morose.

From Linda Lerskier
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 1:06 PM
Did you make your metronome pay for the items?

Why am I even asking when I know she did?

From Carley Anderson
Posted on April 17, 2006 at 4:12 PM
*twiddles thumbs*

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